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‘Brain Bash’ at Happy Joe’s May 1 NEW ULM — Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor in New Ulm is hosting a special “Brain Bash” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday May 1 for the Minnesota Brain Injury Force. Happy Joe’s will also be hosting a tip night fundraiser for MNBIF from 5 to 7 ...

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‘Let’s Go to Cuba!’ at the Library NEW ULM — Retired history teacher and world traveler Lowell Liedman will present a photo-filled travelogue of his and wife Ingrid’s trip to Cuba last fall on Tuesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Attendees will receive handouts, ...

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Ancestry database class at Library NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will offer an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 21. This one-hour, hands-on session is for people new to the Ancestry Library Edition genealogy database. Basic computer skills are necessary. ...

New Ulm Bike Expo Saturday

NEW ULM — A free Community Bike Expo with events for all ages will be held rain or shine on Saturday, April 22, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the New Ulm Civic Center. The expo is being coordinated by three organizations: Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, New Ulm Parks and ...

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New Ulm Lions donate to Library

The Lions Club of New Ulm recently donated $1000 to the New Ulm Public Library. These funds will be used to purchase Large Print Books. This donation was made possible by the excellent attendance at our recent March 5th Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch fund raiser where we served over 700 guest. Pictured L - R, back row; Waffle Brunch Co-Chair, Lion Jason Engstrom and Kris Wiley, Library Director. Front row; Betty Roiger, Acquisitions; accepting the $1000 check from Waffle Brunch Co-Chair, Lion Diann Warta.The Lions also support the Low Vision Project at the New Ulm Public Library. Various devices and magnifiers are available for loan to anyone who is having difficulty reading and doing everyday chores due to diminished eyesight. For more information, contact Monica Buboltz at 354-5680 or contact the library at 359-8331.

New Ulm Lions donate to Library

Submitted photo The Lions Club of New Ulm recently donated $1000 to the New Ulm Public Library. These funds will be used to purchase Large Print Books. This donation was made possible by the excellent attendance at our recent March 5th Dad’s Belgian Waffle Brunch fund raiser where we served ...

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Citizens Bank Minnesota ‘Jeans for Change’ recently donated $350.00 to the Lafayette Area Ambulance. Jeans for Change was started in March of 2017 with the idea that all bank employees can donate $5 to wear jeans on the first Friday of each month. The proceeds are then given to area non-profits. In April the money raised went towards the Stryker hydraulic-powered ambulance cot. Mark Dick, President of the Lafayette Area Ambulance, stated “The cot can support 650 pounds and be loaded by one person into the back of the ambulance.” Pictured from left to right: Mark Dick, President of the Lafayette Area Ambulance, Kevin Yager, Sheri Portner, Lori Dick, Laura Isaacson, Nick Peterson and Robert Wise of Citizens Bank Minnesota, Lafayette Branch.

Lafayette Ambulance donation

Submitted photo Citizens Bank Minnesota ‘Jeans for Change’ recently donated $350.00 to the Lafayette Area Ambulance. Jeans for Change was started in March of 2017 with the idea that all bank employees can donate $5 to wear jeans on the first Friday of each month. The proceeds are then ...

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World War I memorial program NEW ULM — The public is invited to attend “Lest We Forget: The Commemoration of World War I From Minnesota to the Western Front” by historian Dr. Christopher Gehrz on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library, 17 N. Broadway. Gehrz is Associate ...

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Ancestry database class at Library on April 21 NEW ULM — New Ulm Public Library will offer an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 21. This one-hour, hands-on session is for people new to the Ancestry Library Edition genealogy database. Basic computer skills ...

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Walz to hold North Mankato Town Hall Meeting Monday NORTH MANKATO — U.S. Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, April 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in North Mankato. He will welcome First District constituents to discuss issues of importance to them and ...

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Dar Schmidt (second from right), along with fellow Optimist Club members Jim Schmidt (center) and Terry Sveine (right), accepts a donation for $500 from Don Hellendrung, representing the Knights of Columbus  Council 1076. The donation is to help with the transition of the sponsorship of Boy Scout Troop 25 from the Knights to the Optimists.”

K of C donates

Submitted photo Dar Schmidt (second from right), along with fellow Optimist Club members Jim Schmidt (center) and Terry Sveine (right), accepts a donation for $500 from Don Hellendrung, representing the Knights of Columbus Council 1076. The donation is to help with the transition of the ...

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Museum holding Welcome Tea NEW ULM — The Brown County Historical Society Museum is holding a Welcome Tea on Thursday, April 13, from 4 to 6 pm. in honor of new staff members Marnie Leist and Amber Bentler. People are invited to meet them, and share their thoughts on the museum. Refreshments ...

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Invasive Garlic Mustard program at Library NEW ULM — Learn about the plant that has earned the nicknames “zombie weed” and “plant snatcher” at Stop Invasive Garlic Mustard! on Thursday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at New Ulm Public Library. Retired high school science teacher Joe ...

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Egg coloring event NEW ULM — United Church of Christ (UCC), 301 South MInnesota St., is holding an Easter Egg coloring event on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to noon This is a free event for kids of all ages. All supplies will be provided. ECFE Bedtime Stories NEW ULM — ECFE and the ...

Seifert to present historical novel at Library

NEW ULM — “Sundown at Sunrise” author Marty Seifert will be at New Ulm Public Library on Wednesday, April 12 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for a presentation and book signing. “Sundown at Sunrise: A Story of Love and Murder, Based on One of the Most Notorious Ax Murders in American History” ...

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Veterans Office closing next week NEW ULM — The Brown County Veterans Office will be closed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (April 4-5-6) to attend annual training in Mankato. Service Officers can be reached by leaving a message at: 507-233-6636. Messages will be checked each ...

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Kathy Sheran to address Lafayette students at Liberty Day program LAFAYETTE — Former State Senator Kathy Sheran will be the featured speaker when Liberty Day will be held at the Lafayette Charter School Wednesday, April 12. The program, sponsored by the Lafayette Area Lions Club, is open ...

United Prairie Donates to United Way

Staff members from United PrairieBank in New Ulm present a Denim for Dollars donation from the second half of 2016 to the Brown County United Way. From left: Susannah Setterholm, Becky Hulke, Rachel Smith, Julie Wilson, Alex Arends, Donna Lambrecht from the United Way, Luke Northagen, Katie Nosbush, Tim Schultz, Mark Petersen, Cherie Furth, and Kari Steele. In 2016, United Prairie in New Ulm raised $2,785 through its Denim for Dollars program. Those funds raised were recently donated to the Brown County United Way. The United Way is dedicated to building the community through identifying and responding to the health and human service needs of the Brown County Area. Denim for Dollars is a company-wide program that gives back to the communities United Prairie serves through a combination of employee and company donations. Employees have the option to pay $5 on Fridays to wear denim. Twice each year, those funds are donated, along with a company match, to deserving causes across the United Prairie area.

United Prairie Donates to United Way

Staff members from United PrairieBank in New Ulm present a Denim for Dollars donation from the second half of 2016 to the Brown County United Way. From left: Susannah Setterholm, Becky Hulke, Rachel Smith, Julie Wilson, Alex Arends, Donna Lambrecht from the United Way, Luke Northagen, Katie ...

The St. John’s Catholic Order of Foresters #698, New Ulm donated the proceeds from their annual Sausage Supper, held Jan. 15, to the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. The proceeds from the event were matched by the national Catholic Order of Foresters for a total of $3,054.03 donated.

St. John’s COF donates to Crisis Nursery

The St. John’s Catholic Order of Foresters #698, New Ulm donated the proceeds from their annual Sausage Supper, held Jan. 15, to the Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery. The proceeds from the event were matched by the national Catholic Order of Foresters for a total of $3,054.03 donated.

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Minnesota Health Plan presentation Monday NEW ULM — MN Voices: Marching Forward is hosting a presentation by Dr. Laurel Gamm on the Minnesota Health Plan (MHP) bill that has been introduced by Senator John Marty and Representative David Bly. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, ...

Tim Plath of MVL Schools accepts a donation check for $1,000.00 from New Ulm Quartzite Quarries Manager Andrew Gieseke. The school will use this donation towards it office remodeling project this upcoming summer.

NUQQ donates to MVL

Submitted photo Tim Plath of MVL Schools accepts a donation check for $1,000.00 from New Ulm Quartzite Quarries Manager Andrew Gieseke. The school will use this donation towards it office remodeling project this upcoming summer.

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